Mash-Up Round-Up: All Hail the Mexican Cooks
The week of March 7, 2015 was: stock photos of Vince Vaughn; getting our duang on; and laughing endlessly at this oldie but goodie: Finnish people with things on their heads. And, naturally, a ranking of all 37 contributors to “We Are The World.”
Mash-Ups In The News:
“The hombres y mujeres who work in the kitchen deserve more than the respect and acknowledgement we don’t give them. They should be considered examples of what it means to be a true American: hard-working, relentless, fearless, innovative, passionate.” Truth.
via OC Weekly
“For someone in your family to just be like, you know…fuck [it] I’m tired of living in this village. Let’s go move to America. I’ve seen photos online it looks dope.” Aziz’s new special came out March 6 on Netflix. Yay!
via Angry Asian Man
5’2” and hanging with the jocks. Apparently he had a mean dunk.
via Huffington Post
The Japanese pop culture that we usually see is squeaky clean, but there’s a serious dark side that’s being explored through hip hop. Check it.
They call it “Franglais.”
“Soy Ryan Gosling.” Conan went to Cuba! Dios mio, it’s too good.
via Team Coco
Take it slow. Also, the accents are helpful guides (Duh.)
For the first time public schoolchildren in New York will get Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha off.
via NY Times
Many first-generation Caribbean Americans take pains to distinguish themselves from the African American community, but within a generation that can change.
via NBC News
It’s called colorism.
PSA: This is a tumblr you should follow. Holbein or Rick Ross? Hip Hop and the Renaissance.
Because 89 years old is not too old to start a band.
via NY Times